Period
to 20 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Wi-Fi skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Wi-Fi over the 6 months to 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 140 136 155
Rank change year-on-year -4 +19 -24
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 35 26 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.90% 0.65% 0.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.10% 3.32% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 10 6
Berkshire median daily rate £414 £400 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% -21.95% +38.51%
10th Percentile £190 £311 £291
90th Percentile £548 £446 £550
South East median daily rate £385 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +2.67% -6.25% +9.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Berkshire median hourly rate £38.50 £16.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +140.63% -57.33% +4.17%
10th Percentile £23.35 £15.50 £36.25
90th Percentile £43.05 £16.50 £38.75
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% - -45.71%

Wi-Fi is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 686 782 1,017
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 17.68% 19.45% 21.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 342 484
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £190 £250 £250
90th Percentile £538 £588 £525
South East median daily rate £410 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +2.50% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 52 46
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £13.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.15% - -38.64%
10th Percentile £13.13 £12.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £54.38 £42.00 £45.00
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +27.78% -28.00% +11.11%

Wi-Fi
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Wi-Fi as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Wi-Fi in Berkshire

Wi-Fi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Wi-Fi in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Wi-Fi in Berkshire

Wi-Fi
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wi-Fi in Berkshire over the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Wi-Fi in Berkshire

Wi-Fi
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wi-Fi in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wi-Fi in Berkshire

Wi-Fi
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wi-Fi in Berkshire over the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Wi-Fi in Berkshire

Wi-Fi
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wi-Fi within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 20 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -5 16 £413 +3.13% 2
Newbury +1 5 £419 -
Bracknell +3 3 £363 -
Wokingham - 3 £625 - 1
Maidenhead - 2 - - 1
Wi-Fi
South East

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Wi-Fi also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 14 (40.00%) LAN
1 14 (40.00%) Wireless
2 13 (37.14%) Cisco
3 12 (34.29%) WAN
3 12 (34.29%) Telecoms
4 9 (25.71%) ITIL
4 9 (25.71%) Windows
5 8 (22.86%) Active Directory
5 8 (22.86%) VPN
5 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
6 7 (20.00%) Juniper
6 7 (20.00%) Android
6 7 (20.00%) Ruckus Wireless
7 6 (17.14%) VoLTE
7 6 (17.14%) Project Management
7 6 (17.14%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (17.14%) VoIP
8 5 (14.29%) CCNP
8 5 (14.29%) PRINCE2
8 5 (14.29%) Broadband
8 5 (14.29%) MPLS
8 5 (14.29%) Management Information System
8 5 (14.29%) Windows Mobile
8 5 (14.29%) LTE
8 5 (14.29%) Load Balancing
8 5 (14.29%) Apple iOS
8 5 (14.29%) Mobile App
8 5 (14.29%) Data Centre
8 5 (14.29%) Samsung
9 4 (11.43%) Virtual Environments

Wi-Fi
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.86%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Office 365
1 3 (8.57%) SaaS
2 2 (5.71%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (40.00%) LAN
1 14 (40.00%) Wireless
2 12 (34.29%) WAN
3 8 (22.86%) VPN
4 6 (17.14%) VoIP
4 6 (17.14%) VoLTE
5 5 (14.29%) Broadband
5 5 (14.29%) LTE
5 5 (14.29%) MPLS
6 4 (11.43%) Ethernet
6 4 (11.43%) Internet
7 3 (8.57%) DNS
7 3 (8.57%) PSTN
8 2 (5.71%) Converged Networks
8 2 (5.71%) DHCP
8 2 (5.71%) Firewall
8 2 (5.71%) Network Security
8 2 (5.71%) SDH
8 2 (5.71%) WLAN
8 2 (5.71%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (34.29%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.57%) Publishing
3 2 (5.71%) Electronics
3 2 (5.71%) Finance
3 2 (5.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Network Engineer
2 7 (20.00%) Architect
3 6 (17.14%) Network Architect
4 5 (14.29%) Project Manager
5 4 (11.43%) Voice Project Manager
5 4 (11.43%) Wireless Architect
6 3 (8.57%) Cisco Architect
6 3 (8.57%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Cisco Network Architect
6 3 (8.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Consultant
6 3 (8.57%) Embedded Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Architect
6 3 (8.57%) Software Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Wireless Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Wireless Network Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Security Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) LDAP
2 1 (2.86%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.86%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 5 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 5 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.57%) Social Media
4 2 (5.71%) BYOD
4 2 (5.71%) CCTV
4 2 (5.71%) Digital Signage
4 2 (5.71%) Driving Licence
4 2 (5.71%) iPad
4 2 (5.71%) iPhone
5 1 (2.86%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.86%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.71%) Windows
2 7 (20.00%) Android
3 5 (14.29%) Apple iOS
3 5 (14.29%) Windows Mobile
4 3 (8.57%) Linux
4 3 (8.57%) Windows 10
5 2 (5.71%) Mac OS
5 2 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.71%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 1 (2.86%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (2.86%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) ITIL
2 6 (17.14%) Project Management
3 5 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 5 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 4 (11.43%) ITIL V3
4 4 (11.43%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (11.43%) Virtual Environments
5 3 (8.57%) Mentoring
5 3 (8.57%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 3 (8.57%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.71%) Change Management
6 2 (5.71%) DevOps
6 2 (5.71%) eTOM
6 2 (5.71%) ITSM
6 2 (5.71%) Problem Management
6 2 (5.71%) Risk Management
6 2 (5.71%) Security Testing
6 2 (5.71%) Six Sigma
6 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.57%) C
2 2 (5.71%) C++
2 2 (5.71%) Embedded C
2 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.86%) Embedded C++
3 1 (2.86%) Python
3 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (14.29%) CCNP
3 1 (2.86%) CCDE
3 1 (2.86%) CCNA
3 1 (2.86%) CWDP
3 1 (2.86%) CWNA
3 1 (2.86%) CWSP
3 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) COBIT
1 1 (2.86%) PMBOK
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (22.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.86%) Firmware
3 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) SCCM
1 3 (8.57%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 13 (37.14%) Cisco
2 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
3 7 (20.00%) Juniper
3 7 (20.00%) Ruckus Wireless
4 5 (14.29%) Samsung
5 4 (11.43%) Brocade
5 4 (11.43%) Ericsson
5 4 (11.43%) Extreme Networks
5 4 (11.43%) Remedy
6 2 (5.71%) Aerohive Networks
6 2 (5.71%) Aruba
6 2 (5.71%) Citrix
6 2 (5.71%) Equitrac
6 2 (5.71%) Motorola
6 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
6 2 (5.71%) VMware
7 1 (2.86%) Canon
7 1 (2.86%) EqualLogic
7 1 (2.86%) F5
7 1 (2.86%) Palo Alto